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Szucs Paul, Veltman Markus, Buchner Peter: Distribution of mpeg-2 transport streams on the ieee 1394-based home network. Sony Int Europ, May 19, 1999: EP0917355-A1 (78 worldwide citation)

Many types of consumer equipment will be connected to each other digitally in the home network, using e.g. the IEEE 1394 serial bus. Protocols and content data formates have already been fixed for the connection of digital video-conference cameras to the PC, and for DVC equipment for example digital ...


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Buchner Peter, Goronzy Silke, Kompe Ralf, Rapp Stefan: Speech interface in a home network environment. Sony Int Europ, April 28, 1999: EP0911808-A1 (67 worldwide citation)

Home networks low-cost digital interfaces are introduced that integrate entertainment, communication and computing electronics into consumer multimedia. Normally, these are low-cost, easy to use systems, since they allow the user to remove or add any kind of network devices with the bus being active ...


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Buchner Peter Dipl Ing, Spalink Gerd Dipl Ing: A broadcasting signal receiver.. Sony Europa, September 28, 1994: EP0617556-A1 (39 worldwide citation)

An audio and/or video reproducing apparatus comprising: a) input means (5, 6) supplied with one or more audio and/or video input signal as one or more program; b) processing means (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 25) connected to said input means and for processing the audio and/or video input signal; c) ...


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Goronzy Silke, Kompe Ralf, Buchner Peter, Iwahashi Naoto: Semi-supervised speaker adaption. Sony Int Europ, Sony, June 21, 2000: EP1011094-A1 (22 worldwide citation)

To prevent adaptation to misrecognized words in unsupervised or on-line automatic speech recognition systems confidence measures are used or the user reaction is interpreted to decide whether a recognized phoneme, several phonemes, a word, several words or a whole utterance should be used for adapta ...


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Rapp Stefan, Goronzy Silke, Kompe Ralf Dr, Buchner Peter, Giron Franck, Lucke Helmut Dr: Merging of speech interfaces for concurrent use of devices and applications. Sony Int Europ, October 18, 2000: EP1045374-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention network devices that can be controlled via a speech unit included in the network can send a device-document describing its functionality and its speech interface to said speech unit. The speech unit combines those documents to a general document that forms the basi ...


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Buchner Peter, Clanget Ulrich, Treiner Joerg, Boucher Sophie, Dahlke Aline: Transmitting information to a users body. Sony Int Europ, April 20, 2005: EP1524586-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

A skin stimulation system (200) is integrated into a piece of clothing or any type of wearable accessory (101, 101') which is connected to a controlling device (109). The system comprises a variety of sensing means (105a-c, 105') for input information. Actuators (106a-p) placed on or close to body o ...


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Goronzy Silke, Buchner Peter, Kompe Ralf: Selection of acoustic models using speaker verification. Sony Int Europ, July 26, 2000: EP1022725-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

Usually in a speaker adaptive system, every time a change in speaker occurs, he/she has to chose which of the available model sets to use. E.g. the SI model set, if it is the first time he/she is using the system or if a model set already adapted to him, if he/she used it before. If adapted model se ...


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Veltman Markus, Buchner Peter: Establishing connections between remote devices with a hypertext transfer protocol. Sony Int Europ, September 8, 1999: EP0940959-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A connection between remotely controllable devices (1; 1A, 1B, 1C) is established by controlling said remotely controllable devices (1; 1A, 1B, 1C) independently by use of a hypertext transfer protocol. Such a remotely controllable device (1; 1A, 1B, 1C) comprises a control interface (3) using a hyp ...


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Buchner Peter, Clanget Ulrich, Treiner Joerg, Boucher Sophie: Physical feedback channel for entertaining or gaming environments. Sony Int Europ, May 25, 2005: EP1533678-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

A physical feedback system for computer gaming environments comprises: a computing device for executing an application software program, the computing device having an interface for transmitting feedback signals generated by the application software program, and a wearable receiver having means for ...


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Schwager Andreas, Buchner Peter, Zumkeller Markus, Stadelmeier Lothar: Detection of broadcast signals for defining useable frequency bands for powerline communication. Sony Int Europ, January 19, 2005: EP1499033-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention refers to a method for defining useable frequency bands for a powerline communication (PLC) system (101) using power supply lines of a power supply network (104a) for interconnecting a number of PLC nodes (302,306) such that electromagnetic emission generated by PLC signals (s( ...